Tax Identity Theft Information and Tools 

Tax practitioners and their clients are concerned about the growing epidemic of tax-related identity theft. The AICPA shares members' concerns about the impact of identity theft and offers the resources below to help them learn more about this issue and advise clients. We provide recommendations to Congress and the IRS Oversight Board on ways to further protect taxpayers and preparers.

To stay abreast of continued efforts on identity theft, see AICPA Identity Theft Tax Advocacy Efforts.

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Featured Resources


Bolster Cybersecurity

This webcast archive provides exclusive insight from an IRS Criminal Investigation agent and a tax practitioner who experienced a data breach. Learn preventative measures to implement today.

Tax Identity Theft Toolkit

This toolkit provides the resources you need to discuss tax-related identity theft with your clients, address account problems with the IRS, and maintain the highest security measures for your firm.

Client Identity Theft Checklist: Action Steps for Recovery

 This comprehensive checklist outlines specific steps a client should take to mitigate the damage of identity theft. (Open to all AICPA members) 

Checklists, Practice Guides, and Templates

Videos, Webcast Archives, and Other Media

Other Resources

External Guidance



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Reviewed August 15, 2017



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